Entrepreneurs in Dairying 2017

This business training programme for aspiring dairy producers is organised by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers in collaboration with The Andersons Centre, AHDB Dairy and the NFU.

Now in its fourth year Entrepreneurs in Dairying has seen over 130 applicants successfully complete the course, all from varying backgrounds within or related to the industry.  The course has been integral to several of the students, providing them with the contacts and connections to go on and establish their own businesses, whether it be share partnerships, joint ventures, tenancies or development of their existing businesses.

The 2017 course will return again this autumn, with the first session at all of the colleges generally beginning early to mid September

The course will run at Bridgwater and Taunton College, Cannington, Somerset; Coleg Sir Gar, Gelli Aur, Carmarthenshire, Reaseheath College, Nantwich, Cheshire and SRUC, Barony Campus, Dumfries. Students will attend 8 training sessions including two full days on finance.

SessionReaseheath College, Cheshire
Wednesdays 10:30am to 1:00pm
1. Introduction, staff management and communication skills19th September
2. Finance Course – 2 day course (10am – 4pm)5th and 6th October
3. Optimising your milk price (7am – 5pm)11th October
4. Your business plan24th October
5. Financing your dairy business8th November
6. Contracts and price management22nd November
7. Challenges and opportunities12th December
8. Final SessionTuesday 16th January 2018 (TBC)
All four groups together at Stoneleigh Park. Location TBC

For more details on each course and or to book a place please contact Lesley Innes: lesleyi@reaseaheath.ac.uk or call 01270 625131


Victoria Chomiak: victoriachomiak@rabdf.co.uk or call 02476 639 317

To read more and/or register your interest please visit http://www.rabdf.co.uk/entrepreneurs-in-dairying/ or click HERE